SELECT EXHIBITIONS  & AWARDS

  • 64th St. Viaduct Mural Project – Commission Award, Woodlawn Community Partners, U of C Office of Community Engagement & SSEC Commission 2017 - 

  • “Sankofa for the Earth”, Gathering Space Installation in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor, Chicago Park District, Chicago, IL 2016

  • “FREE AT FIRST: The Audacious Journey of AACM”, DuSable Museum of African Am. History, 2015

  • "AfriCOBRA: Art and Impact" , DuSable Museum of African American History, July 2012 

  • "Sapphire & Crystals Collective", Praire State Collage, June 2013

  • "Sapphire & Crystals Remember: Marva Pitchford Jolly", SouthSide Community Art Center, March 2013

  • "State of Grace", Sapphire & Crystals Group, Woman Made Gallery, November 2012 

  • "Ordinary Dissonance", Artist & Curator Group Show, Addison Center for the Arts, Lombard, IL , Feburary 2012

  • "Renaissance Reloaded" , Evanstons Art Center, Evanston, IL, Feburary 2012

  • "Dia de Muertos XXV", National Mexican Museum of Art, "Margaret's Hands". Ofrenda Installation w Sapphire & Crystal, October, 2011

  • Featured Artists for the Association of Professional Fund Raisers (APF) National Conference, Chicago McCormick Place, March 2011

  • Black Creativiity Fine Art Exhibition, Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, IL 2010

  • "BEyONd Race and Gender", Sapphire & Crystals Group, Evanston Art Center, 2009

  • "In the Company of Others", Group Exhibtion, SouthSide Community Art Center, Chicago, IL 2009

  • "21st Century Stele: A Modern Interpetation of an Ancient Form", Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS) Northeastern Illinois Univerity (NIU)  2007

  • "Hoo Doo Too - the Art of A. Turenr-Crawford", University of Illinois African-American Cultural Center 

 

CURATED & COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS (selected)

  • “Sankofa for the Earth”, Gathering Space Installation in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor, Lead Artist w Dorian Sylvain, Raymond Thomas, BK Ellison and Kendall Glover, Chicago Park District, Chicago, IL 2016

  • “FREE AT FIRST: The Audacious Journey of AACM”, DuSable Museum of African Am. History w Janis Lane Ewart, 2015

  • “AfriCOBRA: Art and Impact”, Exhibition Curator, DuSable Museum of Afri. Am. History, 2013 “Up from the South Bronzeville Great Migrations”, Mural project, Lead artist & designer, Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, Northeastern Illinois University, 2012

  • Phoebe Hurst Elem., Mural Project, co-designer and artist w Kiela Smith (CPA) group, 2009  

  • “Motion & Memory” Muntu Dance Theatre 35th Anniversary, producer, multi-media presentation, 2007

  • 21st Century Stele: A Modern Interpretation of an Ancient Form, Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL. 2006

  • Taller than Most: A Tribute to the Life of Jeff Donaldson and his Legacy; w Diaspora Rhythms, South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago, IL  2005

GRAPHIC PUBLICATION (selected)

 

  • “Up from 47th Street”, Cover Art Roads, Where there are No Roads, novel by Angela Jackson, Northwestern University Press, 2017

  • Art Contributor to “Meditation on Race and Women”, Cover Art, Contemporary Plays by African American Women, Edited Sandra Adell, Univ. of Illinois Press, 2015  

  • Cover Art, A Taste of Sour Honey, by Cheray O’Neal, Lulu.com 2010 Cover Art, Zora Neal Hurston: The Breath of Her Voice, by Ayana I. Karanja Ph.D., African-American Literary Investigations, Peter Lang Publishing, Inc, New York, 1999I'